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this was done during a vandalism spree that happened last night. now, some of these windows have been boarded up and also in the same area, some offices suffered similar damage. this actually started as an antiimperialist rally to mark the 11th anniversary of the u.s. war in afghanistan. a group of 200 met at frank ogawa plaza and marched through downtown. by 8:15 the group had dispersed. some demonstrators went on this vandalism spree tossing paint at city hall, breaking windows. they damaged about a half dozen other businesses including the "oakland tribune," three banks, a kaiser permanente office, and a.c. transit office, and the oakland scientific facility. there are no reports of arrests or injuries. but a very big mess to clean up in downtown oakland this morning. back to you guys. >> thank you. around 20 people were arrested for taking part in an unruly protest over the weekend in san francisco. me wearing black clothing allegedly blocked traffic -- people wearing black clothing allegedly blocked traffic and
vandalized businesses in the afternoon. officers were hit by flares and paint and rocks. police believe some were involved in similar activity in the mission district earlier. an "occupy" rally continues now in san jose. a small group has been camped out in front of san jose city hall since sunday afternoon. it's the first overnight protest since the "occupy" movement was evicted last year. members say they will stay there until noon today. president barack obama comes back to san francisco today for his final bay area appearance before next month's election. the president spending the night in southern california in l.a. after an appearance before a roomful of stars last night and he used their performances to make light of his own in last week's debate. here he is. >> they just perform flawlessly night after night, uhm, i can't always say the same. [ laughter ] >> the president was referring to singer's katy perry and
jennifer hudson, who took the stage before him. this morning president obama will visit the home of the farm labor leader cesar chavez being made a national monument. the president will arrive then at sfo around 1:40 in afternoon on air force one. he has a private fundraising dinner here in san francisco. then a public concert and rally at the bill graham civic auditorium. the president will spend the night in san francisco before taking off. on the gop side mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today. necessary virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership around the world. >> when i'm president, i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the united states to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. a month to go before election
day, national polls showing the race at the white house is getting tighter. california is the most expensive place for gas in the country and the governor is taking action to drive down the cost. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in south san francisco right now where the average price, cate, of regular gas is well over 4.60 a gallon. >> reporter: that's right, michelle. actually it's the two stations nearby. one is at 4.79 a gallon the other across the street 4.99 for a gallon of regular. the governor is asking for the release of less expensive blends. the early release will bring up gas supplies 8 to 10%. experts say it could drop gas prices about 15 to 20 cents per gallon of regular but it could still take a week before we see any changes. according to the aaa, gas prices are at record highs in
san francisco. we're look at $4.73 for a gavel regular in san jose and oakland. it's $4.67. our state supplies were cut short after the chevron refinery fire in august and a power failure that knocked out an exxon refinery southern california. >> california runs a tight supply and demand balance because we use different blends of gas than the rest of the country so if anything goes wrong we can't get more parts of gas from other parts of country very easily. >> reporter: the winter blend is less environmentally friendly. it evaporates more quickly than summer gas. the early release shouldn't have too much impact on our air. to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, just go to cbssf.com/gas. then you can enter your zip code. live in south san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. some thieves found a way
around the rising gas prices. they stole nearly 1,000 gallons worth from the station in roseville near sacramento. the manager says they struck three separate times disabling the pump to fill a large tank in the back of a pickup truck when the station was closed. they also hit once when it was opened. so far no arrests have been made. i don't know if he received it yet but the chamber of commerce should send lawrence karnow a big thank you note for an unbelievable weekend. >> it was so nice. i dressed warm to watch the blue angels on saturday and it was beautiful. >> it was beautiful. the clouds broke and boy, it was perfect for flying weather and everything. we had all the festivities around the bay area. probably a similar day today although we'll likely see some clouds moving in late in the day and then maybe a chance of showers as we head into tonight and tomorrow. low off the coast doesn't look impressive and it isn't. but it's going to slowly slide toward the bay area throughout the day today and tonight. so we'll see a few clouds throughout the day. then tonight as those clouds get closer looks like there is a slight chance we could see
some showers. outside right now we have mostly clear skies inland couple of clouds over the bay. the temperatures in the 40s in the valleys. 50s elsewhere inside the bay and at the coast. this afternoon, maybe 70s to the valleys couple clouds passing through and 60s and 70s inside the bay and 50s and 60s at the coastline. a chance of showers is on the way. we'll talk more with that in a moment. right now we'll toss it over to traffic and elizabeth. >> couldn't have asked for better weather or traffic this weekend. the big car-pocalypse never panned out. it was quiet towards san francisco like noon on sunday almost no delay behind the pay gates so we're crossing our fingers today for "holiday light" traffic conditions. here's a live look right now across the golden gate bridge. you may see some flashing lights here coming up. they should be doing some lane changes here right around this time of the morning so yeah, so far, so good though both directions of 101 between marin county and san francisco. elsewhere along the peninsula here is a live look near bayshore also close to
candlestick so it is a nice smooth right southbound 101 an early-morning flight out of sfo, should be free and clear all the way down towards san bruno and even past that towards san mateo. elsewhere your drive times for your east bay popular routes westbound 24 no delay out of the caldecott tunnel. eastshore freeway looking good westbound 580 and the nimitz so far brake light-freeway. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> because it's early. >> that's right. and a holiday. 5:07. police in the east bay want to know who killed a woman at her home. susie ko was found dead in her hercules home after she failed to pick up her husband at the oakland airport. police think she was killed sometime on friday evening between 7:00 and 10:00 but someone who then stole her car, a blue subaru. ko was a former teacher well thought of by many. her son thinks someone may have been watching the house. >> she felt very comfortable being here and working and
doing the landscaping. i can only imagine somebody noticing that pattern and wanting to take advantage of that. >> the victim's children are using social media to help police with the investigation. so far they have 140,000 followers on facebook. and i disturbing find in east oakland. a decomposing body wrapped in cloth was found inside a car last night near ritchie and olive streets next to the aurora viejo recreation center there in the eastmont neighborhood. the body appears to have been there for some time and investigators aren't sure whether this might be a homicide. there is a news conference in san francisco this morning to talk about penalties from the san bruno pipeline explosion. san mateo assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim ruane were upset about the state public utilities commission asking to suspend hearings over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs for a month. saint andrew catholic church in daly city plans to
have grief counselors available after a 6-year-old girl was killed in a church parking lot saturday morning. danielle from daly city was one of three people hit by a minivan in the parking lot. she died at the hospital. daly city police are investigating the death. the san francisco board of supervisors will decide tomorrow if suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. he was charged with official misconduct and and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic abuse case. it will take a "yes" vote by 9 of 11 supervisors to remove him. the 39th annual safeway world championship pumpkin weigh-off is this morning in half moon bay vying for the world's record and a $25,000 prize for the world's first one ton pumpkin. we'll give you a live look coming up at 6:00. >> it would take a crane to get that baby in there. an action packed weekend of events in the bay area is over.
it included sporting events at two stadiums here in san francisco as well as fleet week and the america's cup. and at candlestick the 9ers beat the bills 45-3. the giants at at&t park hosting game 2 of the play-offs against the reds, the crowds trying to cheer them on but the giants lost for the second day in a row, 9-0. they are off to cincinnati now for the next three. on the bay a spectacular sight as the america's cup wrapped up its five-day series. fans gathered to watch the action. oracle team usa took home their second consecutive win in the world series. teams will be back next summer for the america's cup regatta. [ sound of jets ] and there was a big roar overhead this weekend during the fleet week. yesterday afternoon, the blue angels soared through the sky in their aerial display wrapping up the final day as event. thousands came out to see the blue and gold fighter jets
traveling at death-defying speeds performing corkscrews and loops. >> what a sight. the bay area did survive what some dubbed jam francisco. many say though it was thanks to people taking mass transit to all of the events. bart shattered its weekend day record nearly 320,000 people rode bart on saturday. it was not just a threat of heavy traffic that pushed people toward public transit. near at&t park the price of parking was as high as $80. >> i drove into the city saturday morning at 8:30, piece of cake, no problem. you took bart. >> i did. >> was it packed? >> it was very packed. i had to wait a couple of times to get on the train. >> embarcadero was a foot bridge all day long. >> jam francisco? >> yes. >> there you go. >> say that fast five times. 5:11 right now. a colorado girl goes missing.
new evidence in her disappearance. >> cases climbing what the pharmacy accused of being behind the outbreak is doing to stop the spread. >> a special delivery to astronauts. the cargo on board this first its kind mission. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
and liftoff! >> this launch begins a new era in space flight. a privately owned rocket took off last night on a supply mission to the international space station. rocket launched from cape canaveral, florida. it's the first of a dozen supply flights under contract with nasa. the capsule is carrying about 1,000 pounds of food, experiments and equipment and there's a frozen treat for the three space station residents, chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream. i think they have earned it. >> they deserve some ice cream. 5:15. let's check the roads. >> let's go over to elizabeth on a monday. looks good. >> on a monday, it's a holiday for a lot of people. yeah. so we're hoping that traffic is moving along nicely throughout the morning. so far it appears to be the case. we have been watching a couple of different -- it sounds like minor fender-benders including this one. eastbound 380 on the connector ramp to northbound 101 there is an accident reported but it doesn't look like it's causing any big delays but just a heads
up in the area right around san bruno in the airport. it's eastbound 380 towards northbound 101 heading along the peninsula. elsewhere westbound 580 through the altamont pass. we have been watching these brake lights so a little slowing past some of the wind turbines towards livermore but not enough to impact your drive 15 minutes to the dublin interchange. if you are heading towards the dublin interchange, there is a live look closer toward the tassajara exit. things improve towards the dublin-pleasanton area and continue to move well past 680 all the way towards oakland it looks good. elsewhere down the carquinez bridge westbound 80 should be still a 18-minute drive time on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. this is one of our live sensors through the berkeley area and everything is quiet down past ashby avenue. now, if you are heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza, a live look at that. so far, so good. no metering lights at 5:16 this
morning. so it's an easy trip across the upper deck so far. all right. we have traffic and weather . traffic and weather together every 10 minutes so lawrence has a check on your monday forecast. clouds off the coast as low pressure continues to spin in our direction ever so slowly. but not before we sneak in a pretty nice monday outside. looks like clouds coastside and a few clouds inside the bay. otherwise, mostly clear skies in the interior valleys. you see the low off the coastline heading into the bay area a little later on. out the door temperatures cool inland in the 40s, 50s elsewhere. this afternoon 60s and mid-70s in the warmest parts of the bay area approaching the coastline still some leftover clouds there. then the clouds will be on the increase tonight into tomorrow. around the state should be a dry day. 70s and 80s into the central valley. about 74 degrees in yosemite and mostly sunny skies. 63 degrees in lake tahoe and 56 degrees into monterey bay. this low not impressive working
towards the bay area bringing increasing clouds tonight into tomorrow with at least a slight chance of showers. you see computer models trying to pick up on it. you see passing clouds throughout the day and then they surge onshore overnight into tomorrow morning. that will bring chances of rain. 60s and 70s dry today. 70s inland. inside the bay a lot of 60s toward the afternoon. maybe even low 70s into san leandro. next couple of days unsettled on tuesday and wednesday, no big deal. another chance of showers moves into the bay area on friday, drying outlooks like a very nice weekend next weekend. all right. back to you. >> thank you. a professor at ucsf at mission bay won the nobel prides in medicine. the committee announced the ward this morning. bay area professor is shinya yamanaka a native of japan. he and a british researcher won their discovery that mature specialized cells of the body can be reprogrammed to be any
kind of cell. the winners have shown that specialized can turn back the developmental clock under certain circumstances and also said the discoveries will provide new tools for scientists around the world. voters in venezuela have given president hugo chavez a new six-year term. he overcame a challenge from a moderate candidate. more than 80% of eligible voters went to the polls and thousands living abroadcast ballots at diplomatic offices including the consulate in new orleans. 5:19. a volunteer recall of all the products by that pharmacy at the center of the deadly meningitis outbreak. new england compounding center says the move is being taken as a precaution because of all the risk of potential contamination. the centers for disease control says there are now more than 90 confirmed cases and seven deaths from a rare form of fungal meningitis linked to steroids from that new england company. police in colorado are
looking for a 10-year-old girl who has been missing since friday. jessica ridgeway was last seen friday as she walked to a park where she meets her classmates before school. police believe they found jessica's backpack over the weekend about 6 miles from the girl's suburban denver home. >> they're all wanting jessica to get home safely. if anyone out there knows where she is at, please return her. >> an amber alert has been issued. jessica weighs 80 pounds and is 4'10" with blue eyes and blonde hair. a man in london narrowly escaped the sharp antlers of an angry stag. >> the stag pursued the man after he wandered too close to a herd in london. that's a lot of antlers there. he was chased around a tree by the stag before eventually climbing the branches to safety. leigh me alone !! it's deer mating season by the way. park officials want people to keep at least 160 note away
from the deer and stags especially that guy right there. >> yes. because those antlers can hurt. >> wreck your day. 5:21. forget 30 six-packs of it. p and 72" tvs. how a new target store in san francisco will be different. although there was one bright spot, it wasn't the best day to be a bay area sports fan. the highlights and the lows after the break. ,,,,
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low pressure off the coastline could bring showers to the bay area. we'll tell you when coming up. >> and we're following a couple of new accidents including this one in san bruno eastbound 380 from northbound 101. another accident just reported in san jose. we'll have all your commute details on this monday morning. coming up. traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. both the as and giants need to win three in a row to stay in the play-off. >> they had a tough weekend. cincinnati took a perfect game struck out four giants along the way and the reds shut down the giants 9-0. they take both games at at&t park. san francisco down two games to none. next three are in cincinnati. it starts tomorrow game three. as will be at home against the tigers tomorrow night and they need to come home. oakland took a 4-3 lead in
detroit when josh reddick went yard in the 8th but a sac. fly in the ninth gave the tigers the walkoff win 5-4. and a 2-0 lead in their best-of- five series. game 3 tomorrow night. play of the day the first time in league history with 300 yards rushing, 300 yards passing in the same game. alex smith threw for three touchdowns. he was immense. kaepernick ran for three touchdowns. 9ers beat up on the bills 45-3. they get the plays of the day because they were so fabulous. i was at the game. a lot of fun. >> i bet you had fun. 5:25. from campaigning with katy perry to a bay area concert, president obama's west coast swing for cash. >> and a promise of relief from those record high gas prices. the governor's plan and how long it may take to finally get the prices at the pump to head the other direction.
>> reporter: and downtown oakland vandalized yet again. take a look behind me at this bank. some broken windows and paint splashed on the outside. i'll tell you who is responsible this time coming up. as
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time now is 5:30. clean-up crews will be working overtime in oakland this morning. some 200 "occupy" oakland protestors marched through downtown breaking windows and splashing paint along the way. and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in downtown oakland to show us some of the damage from all that protesting. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. most of this damage happened around franklin street and that's where we are right now on franklin and 20th. three banks damaged including this one here. you can see broken windows, paint splashed on those windows. now some of them boarded up. and this started as an antiwar rally protestors marking the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. a group of about 200 left from frank ogawa plaza for a march around 7:00 yesterday. by 8:15, they had dispersed, and some of them went on this vandalism spree. city hall was damaged. protestors smashed the glass front doors and windows. they damaged about a half dozen
other buildings including the "oakland tribune" offices, three banks, a kaiser permanente office, an a.c. transit office and the oakland scientific facility. despite the damage, there are no reports of any arrests or any injuries. i just got a chance to speak with some people who live here in oakland. they tell me they are tired of seeing this. this is not the first time that the downtown area has been vandalized and they hope that these people bring this somewhere else and just stop destroying the downtown. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. police in san francisco arrest 20 people during a protest this weekend as well. people wearing black clothing allegedly blocking traffic and vandalizing vehicles and businesses. this was on saturday afternoon. officers were hit by flares and bags of paint that contained rocks. police think some of those were also involved in similar activities in the mission district two weeks ago. a 24-hour-long "occupy" san jose rally continues this morning. just a small group though has been camped out in front of
city hall there. it is the first overnight protest since the "occupy" movement was evicted last year. members will stay there until noon today. this evening, president barack obama makes his last bay area appearance before next month's election. the president played to a roomful of stars in los angeles last night using their performances to make light of his own in last week's debate. >> they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. the crowd got a laugh out of that. the president was referring to singers katy perry and jennifer hudson who took the stage before him. president obama will visit a home near bakersfield where cesar chavez's home is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo at 1:40 this afternoon with a private fundraising dinner in san francisco, then a public concert and rally at bill
graham civic auditorium with singer john legend. the president will spend the night in san francisco. republican presidential candidate mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today in virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership in the world. >> when i'm president i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go until election day the race is tightening. governor brown is calling for special action to ease the gasoline shortage emergency that led to record gas prices here in california. the governor is telling the state air resources board to allow gas suppliers to start pumping the winter blend gasoline that usually isn't
available until november 1. gas prices have soared because of three problems. >> we had chevron problem which isn't completely fixed in richmond. the exxon refinery in southern california had a power outage and went completely offline for a couple of days. and there's also a pipeline disruption that's making it hard for some of the refineries to get crude oil. aaa says prices rose slightly overnight to new records in san francisco. the average for regular this morning almost $4.74 a gallon a little more than a quarter shy of 5 bucks. easy way to find cheap gas, go to cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code and we'll find a gas station near you hopefully below five bucks. >> no kidding. assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim ruane plan to speak out this morning against a rare move the state public utilities commission made this afternoon asking to
suspend hearings for a month over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs from the brown is pipeline explosion. 5:35. let's check traffic and weather. it's a holiday so maybe some people out enjoying the day out of school. >> my daughter is in school. they have a good day to enjoy outside. going to see a lot of sunshine and just passing clouds. things starting to change. we are talking about the prospects for rain making a return. outside quiet this morning. dry over the bay, fog in the santa rose area 43 degrees there chilly 50 in san jose and 54 in concord. it looks like this afternoon we'll see a mix of sun and clouds mid-70s into morgan hill. low 70s into san jose. antioch 72. 72 walnut creek. 73 livermore. inside the bay, 63 degrees in san francisco. and oakland checking in at 69.
clouds moving in later tonight though a chance of rain is on the way. we'll talk more about that in a moment. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> it is a holiday and unfortunately we have more problems now in san bruno. word of a second accident reported in the same area. they have had to shut down the connector ramp between eastbound 380 and northbound 101. that ramp is closed. in san bruno, eastbound 380 to northbound 101 just north of sfo. elsewhere, heading through san jose, we have a slight location change with this accident. one lane is blocked. it is southbound 101. so it's leaving approaching yerba buena road multi-vehicle crash in the number 4 lane. through this area we are getting word that a stretch of pleasant hill road is closed from spring hill all the way towards deer hill road. there was an accident last night involving a car that struck a telephone pole. so we are hearing about 9:00 according to police on scene when they are going to be able to reopen those southbound
lanes. it's just the southbound lanes of pleasant hill road shut down across that stretch. >> quick check of the nimitz 880 through oakland. this is looking great from downtown oakland all the way down towards hayward so a nice smooth ride towards oakland airport. bart had a very busy weekend saturday and sunday with all the events going on all around the bay area. so hopefully things are looking good off to a nice start so far on this monday back-to-workday for some folks including all the folks heading towards san francisco. that's your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. a search is on for the killer of a woman in contra costa county. susie ko was found dead in her hercules home after she failed to pick her husband up at oakland airport. police believe she was killed friday night between 7 and 10:00 by someone who stole her car a blue subaru. ko was well thought of by many. she was a teacher. her son thinks someone may have been watching the house. >> she felt very comfortable
being here and working and doing the landscaping. i can only imagine somebody noticing that pattern and wanting to take advantage of that. >> the victim's children are now using social media to try to help police with their investigation. so far they have about 140,000 followers on facebook. it is 5:38 now. grief counselors will be available at saint andrew catholic church in daly city to comfort friends of a 6-year-old girl. that girl was hit by a minivan in the church parking lot on saturday morning and killed. she has been identified as daniella naval from daly city. two others were injured. daly city police are investigating that death. other bay area headlines on a monday now. san francisco board of supervisors will decide tuesday if suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. the mayor charged him with official misconduct demanded his removal after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor in connection with domestic abuse case with his wife. it will take a "yes" vote by at least 9 of the 11 supervisors
to remove him as sheriff. a new target store opens on wednesday in san francisco. it's on the second floor of the metreon center at fourth and mission streets and the new store is one of several smaller urban oriented stores that the company plans to open soon all around the country. inventory at the store in san francisco will include fresh food and ereaders among other things. we are following breaking news right now. a 6.3 earthquake has hit eastern indonesia. the quake hit about 21 miles under the sea near the city of malookooo. no report of damages or injuries. indonesia is on the pacific ring of fire an arc of volcanos and fault lines. 6.3 hitting indonesia. 5:39. window woes for a popular suv. the fire risk prompting a major recall. >> and reports of a strike at apple's factory in china. how it's impacting production
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over at candlestick the 9ers scored a lopsided win over the bills 45-3. the giants were at at&t park hosting the second game of the play-offs against the reds. not much fun. the crowd tried to cheer the home team on but the giants lost for the second day in a row, 9-0. they now head to cincinnati for the next three games. game 3 tomorrow night. on the bay a spectacular sight as the america's cup wrapped up its final five days. fans gathered at the waterfront to watch all the action on a sun-splashed day. oracle allies team usa took home the second consecutive win in the world series. teams will be back next summer for the america's cup regatta. and it was loud throughout the weekend. there was a distinct roar in the sky yesterday afternoon. on saturday, as well. the blue angels soared through the sky in their aerial display wrapping up the final day's events. thousands came out to see the blue and gold fighter jets
traveling at death-defying speeds. it was really unreal. performed a lot of risky corkscrews and loops and flying upside-down and everything. >> i know. so neat to watch. >> it is loud. we were on a boat and they would go right over you. it's like oh, my gosh. >> it's pretty neat. 5:44. the fear of freeway gridlock prompted many people to heed the warnings and a lot of people jumped on mass trans. >> so did i. bart shattered its saturday record, 320,000 on saturday. not just the threat of traffic that pushed people towards public transit. gas prices were also at record highs. futures trading suggests a lower opening when wall street starts the new week in just about 45 minutes. >> let's find out more about that with ashley morrison from cbsmoneywatch.com. she joins us from new york. good morning. happy monday. >> happy monday to, too, frank and michelle. >> reporter: overseas markets were lower this morning after the world bank cut its growth forecast for asia. hong kong's hang seng lost .5%
while tokyo's nikkei is closed for a holiday. investors are bracing for what's expected to be a disappointing round of quarterly earnings reports this week. first up alcoa a key component for the blue chips. on friday stocks finished mixed after a larger-than-expected drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8%. it is the first dip below 8% in nearly four years. the dow closed up 35 points while the nasdaq lost 13. the house intelligence committee is expected to release a report this morning that says two of china's leading technology firms pose a significant national security threat to the u.s. the investigation recommends american companies and the federal government should not do business with waway. there are reports of cyberattacks as well as from zte another company. both deny they are a security threat. and honda is recalling more than 250,000 vehicles due to a possible fire risk.
the recall involves the crv crossovers from the 2002 to 2006 model years. an electrical switch in the drivers side door could melt and cause a fire. the fire could start even when the ignition is off. honda says owners have reported four fires so far but no injuries or crashes linked with the problem. so if you have that car, get it to the dealer as soon as possible. they will fix it for free. >> frank has that car, ashley. >> you missed me by a year but i was listening for sure. >> so apparently it's easier to tip now at starbucks. >> reporter: yeah. you won't have to leave a dollar or two because the seattle-based coffee company is actually making an app for that. starbucks says it's adding a digital tip function to its mobile payment app. they say the new smartphone application will be out and ready for use next summer. i'm still waiting for the app that does your grocery shopping for you or the laundry or a little vacuuming. that would be good. >> you're going to be waiting a while. >> reporter: i think so. >> i would sign up for that.
ashley morrison, cbsmoneywatch.com, thank you. time for a little weather now. let's toss it over to lawrence karnow who delivered just a great weekend and another good day today. >> you know how much money i would spend if i used an app at starbucks? i would be scared to look at my bill at the end of the month! it was a great weekend though. a lot of sunshine around the prayer some very comfortable weather. hey, you know, this is fall when they got the pumpkins out at half moon bay. look at the size of that gourd! my goodness! there's a square one out there, as well. so that's simply amazing. folks having a big weigh-off today. we'll be talking to some of those folks to tell us how they got those things that big. that's incredible! all right. around the bay area today, we have low pressure system spinning off the coastline eventually working into our skies bringing with some clouse. some have partly cloudy skies to start. sunshine and clouds this afternoon and some mild temperatures. and then increasing clouds and a chance of showers late tonight into tomorrow. sfo partly cloudy skies no
delays just yet. flying across the country not too bad. houston 73 degrees. denver 73. 58 in chicago and a cool 58 with showers in new york. that area of low pressure off the coastline continuing to spin around here. it's just going to slowly meander toward the bay area over the next 24 hours. as it does we'll see increasing clouds especially later on tonight into tomorrow morning. that's when we expect at least a chance of a few showers. those clouds will gather and by late tonight early tomorrow morning maybe rain. doesn't look like a big deal but it could get the ground wet. today dry, 60s and 70s into the south bay, east bay temperatures up into the 70s there. and as you get inside the bay, you have those numbers running into the 60s and 70s in san leandro and before 9 in santa rosa. next couple of days a little unsettled into tuesday and possibly wednesday morning. then we dry things out and another storm drops in friday bringing in another chance of a couple of raindrops into the bay area. elizabeth that means you could get busy. >> it's already busy this morning. we are following a couple of
different incidents. for some folks it's a holiday so traffic patterns may be different than usual. let's look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are seeing good sized delays in the cash lanes. and by a good size i mean for this time of the morning so it is stacked up looks like pushing towards the middle closer to the end of the lot but yeah the fastrak lanes are still doing fine if you are heading into san francisco. we'll let you know as soon as they turn those metering lights on and our delays continue to grow. in the meantime san mateo bridge traffic this is problem- free has been so far this morning. this is a live look at westbound 92, 14 minutes still that drive time out of hayward towards the high-rise and to see to see. so let's go to our maps. these are a couple of different incidents we're following with chp. they just reopened this ramp. we were following two separate collisions on the connector ramp to northbound 101 not impacting people heading towards sfo. slightly north of the airport on eastbound 380. that connector ramp is over. everything is off to the right-
hand shoulder. this apparently still in lanes, a few brake lights and slight delays southbound 101 approaching yerba buena road so so far not too bad across the south bay especially around downtown san jose. so far free and clear. elsewhere a live look at one of our "timesaver traffic" cameras. this is the marin county commute at the golden gate bridge and you can see everything is quiet. they did the lane change. so southbound 101 headlights are moving towards doyle drive. drive time still in the green 15 minutes between 580 and the golden gate bridge plaza. silicon valley if you have to work this morning westbound 237 looking good. that's a check of "timesaver traffic." back to you >> thank you. 5:50. a professor over at ucsf at mission bay has won the nobel prize in medicine. the nobel committee announcing the award early this morning. the bay area professor is this man, shinya yamanaka a native japan. he and a british researcher won for that discovery that mature
specialized cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become any kind of cell. the nobel committee said the winners have shown that specialized cells can turn back to you developmental clock under certain circumstances. it also says the discovery will provide new tools for scientists all around the world. former opinion state football coach jerry sandusky -- former penn state football coach jerry sandusky will be sentenced tomorrow after being convict of child sexual abuse. even his attorney says whatever sentence he gets he will live the rest of his life inside pennsylvania state prison. labor strikes at a chinese factory that makes apple iphones. a worker group and china state media says there was a work stoppage on friday that temporarily halted production. workers are upset about overly strict demands by management at the foxconn factory in china. the company says work didn't
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